5 Ways to Balance the Cost of Guitar Lessons
Thinking of learning to play guitar but put off by the price of lessons? It's possible to get great results without dropping tons of cash, just follow this guide from guitar teacher Derrick C....
Price is one of the big determinations in peoples decision on whether or not to take guitar lessons. It can be a significant expense, but there are ways to lower the costs without sacrificing the quality of lessons.
1. Take guitar lessons on a bi-weekly or monthly basis
The standard for private gu
How to Make it as a Touring Musician: Sleepmakeswaves Tells All
If you're an aspiring guitarist, you're going to want to get to know the instrumental post-rock quartet sleepmakeswaves. Hailing from Sydney, Australia, the band kicks off their United States tour this month, behind the release of their new album Love of Cartography.
We had a chance to catch up with Alex Wilson from sleepmakeswaves (bass, keys, electronics), to chat about the new album, and living the dream of being a touring musician.
TL: First of all, congrats on the new album and th
Countdown to a Stellar and Stress-Free Piano Recital
Need help pulling off a stellar piano recital? Learn more about how to perfectly plan your next piano recital in this exclusive guest post from our friend Doreen Hall from Paloma Piano...
Piano recitals are great. Its a time for star students to show off their skills as well as a time for parents and grandparents to experience the pay-off that comes with all of those piano lessons and all of that practicing. And lets not forget, a time for teachers to see the fruits of their labor.
11 Signs You're Going to Rock Your Vocal Audition (in GIFs!)
Even if you've picked out the perfect song to sing for your audition, it's normal to feel nervous! But take a deep breath -- if you've got the below 11 things down pat, you're on the right track...
Auditions are a fact of life for a serious singer. After all, they are the job interview for the performer! If you're wondering how to prepare for a singing audition, I'm here to help you with some important singing audition tips.
Although auditions can seem daunting, there are pl
10 Different Ways to Tune a Violin
Are you unsure of how to tune a violin? Below, violin teacher Carol Beth L. shares 10 different ways students can tune a violin...
Whenever you take out your violin--or any instrument for that matter-- to practice, tuning should be the first thing you do. Learning how to properly tune a violin is important for many reasons.
Not only does it ensure you get the best sound, but it also helps train your ear. Even as a beginner level student, it's important that you learn how to tune a viol